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Concerts at Kent Town to Continue on 9/18 with The Band of the SA Police & MoreConcerts at Kent Town to Continue on 9/18 with The Band of the SA Police & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2013

The third community concert in the popular Concerts at Kent Town series commences at 2pm on Wednesday 18 September at Wesley Church, Kent Town. Tickets are still only $8 and includes afternoon tea. (more...)

2013 Detroit Design Festival Announces 70 Events, 9/17-222013 Detroit Design Festival Announces 70 Events, 9/17-22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2013

Detroit's annual citywide celebration of design, the Detroit Design Festival, launches Sept. 17 with a kick-off party that will set the stage for more than 70 events set to take place Sept. 18-22, 2013. (more...)

Bill T. Jones to Bring STORY/TIME to Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, 10/24-26Bill T. Jones to Bring STORY/TIME to Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, 10/24-26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

Kennedy Center honoree, two-time Tony Award winner and MacArthur "Genius" award winner Bill T. Jones returns to the stage at the center of a new work for his renowned company, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, as part of The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago's 40th season. Performances are October 24-26 at The Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. (more...)

The Ben Maltz Gallery Explores the Spiritual, Metaphysical, and Alchemical in Contemporary ArtThe Ben Maltz Gallery Explores the Spiritual, Metaphysical, and Alchemical in Contemporary Art
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

The Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design and the Laband Art Gallery at Loyola Marymount University are pleased to present an exhibition of contemporary art entitled Tapping the Third Realm on view September 22 through December 8, 2013. Opening reception takes place on the fall equinox, Sunday, September 22, 3pm-6pm (3pm-5pm Otis; 4pm-6pm LMU) followed by three months of related programming listed below. (more...)

New York Live Arts to Welcome Molissa Fenley and Company, 10/2-5New York Live Arts to Welcome Molissa Fenley and Company, 10/2-5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

New York Live Arts will present, as part of the Replay Series, works by Molissa Fenley spanning more than thirty years of her choreographic experiments in two varied programs October 2 - 5 at 7:30pm, with a lecture demonstration October 5 at 3:00pm. Fenley will present the world premiere of Found Object, the reconstructed solos The Floor Dances and Witches' Float, and the quartet Energizer, bridging her choreographic past with the present. (more...)

New World Symphony Opens Season with World Premiere of Video Work by Tal Rosner, 10/5New World Symphony Opens Season with World Premiere of Video Work by Tal Rosner, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2013

The New World Symphony, America's Orchestral Academy (NWS), opens its 2013-2014 season on October 5 and 6 with the world premiere of a video work by artist and filmmaker Tal Rosner. The video, which accompanies the Four Sea Interludes from Benjamin Britten's opera Peter Grimes, is co-commissioned by NWS, Los Angeles Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra and San Francisco Symphony. The New World Symphony performances, which will include a WALLCAST concert on October 5, are conducted by NWS Founder and Artistic Director Michael Tilson Thomas and feature Gershwin's Cuban Overture and Piano Concerto in F performed by renowned pianist Yuja Wang, as well as Stravinsky'sPulcinella Suite. (more...)

PERFECT LIVES Gets Site-Specific Production in the Catskills TodayPERFECT LIVES Gets Site-Specific Production in the Catskills Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2013

Today, August 17, Mount Tremper Arts will present a daylong, site-specific performance of Robert Ashley's 1983 landmark opera Perfect Lives. Adapted by composer-performer collective Varispeed, the performance consists of seven half-hour episodes staged throughout the Catskills. Performances are free and begin at 11am at Woodstock Village Green, a local park in Woodstock, NY. The final episode will take place at Sportsman's Alamo Cantina, a bar on Main Street in Phoenicia, NY. (more...)

Ensemble dal Niente Set for Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series, 11/5Ensemble dal Niente Set for Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2013

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music series presents Chicago-based Ensemble dal Niente on Tuesday, November 5 at The Music Room, SPCO Center in downtown Saint Paul. The concert will feature the world premiere of a new work by Minnesota composer Noah Keesecker called The Universe is made of stories, not of atoms. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Trailer - Edinburgh International Festival 2013STAGE TUBE: Trailer - Edinburgh International Festival 2013
by Stage Tube - Aug 7, 2013

The 2013 Edinburgh International Festival invites you to embark upon a journey inspired by the way technology seizes and shifts our perceptions of a world, translated by such visionaries as J S Bach, Samuel Beckett or Richard Burton, John Cage, Jean Cocteau or Francois Couperin, Leonardo da Vinci or Allen Ginsberg, Sergei Prokofiev or Nam June Paik, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Iannis Xenakis or Frank Zappa. Click below to watch a trailer for this year's festival! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Edinburgh International Festival 2013Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Edinburgh International Festival 2013
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2013

The 2013 Edinburgh International Festival invites you to embark upon a journey inspired by the way technology seizes and shifts our perceptions of a world, translated by such visionaries as J S Bach, Samuel Beckett or Richard Burton, John Cage, Jean Cocteau or Francois Couperin, Leonardo da Vinci or Allen Ginsberg, Sergei Prokofiev or Nam June Paik, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Iannis Xenakis or Frank Zappa. Scroll down for a sneak peek at some of the shows and artists that are a part of the 2013 festival! (more...)

Edinburgh International Festival to Celebrate Nam June Paik on The Space, 8/8Edinburgh International Festival to Celebrate Nam June Paik on The Space, 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2013

In association with the Edinburgh International Festival, The Space (www.thespace.org), the free, digital arts service from Arts Council England in partnership with the BBC, is to present a retrospective of seminal artist Nam June Paik's workfrom Thursday, 8 August. It coincides with a major exhibition, TRANSMITTED LIVE: - NAM JUNE PAIK RESOUNDS, opening at the University of Edinburgh's Talbot Rice Gallery, as part of this year's Edinburgh International Festival. The exhibition marks the 50th anniversary of Paik's first solo show, EXPOSITION OF MUSIC - ELECTRONIC TELEVISION (Wuppertal 1963) when the artist brought television into the realm of art for the very first time. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for Northrop Theatre's 2013-14 Dance SeasonTickets on Sale Today for Northrop Theatre's 2013-14 Dance Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2013

Northrop at the University of Minnesota announces single tickets go on-sale today, August 5 for its 2013-14 Northrop Season, which features world-class dance, including copresentations with The O'Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University's Women of Substance and Walker Art Center. Single tickets will be sold through each venue. Series packages continue to be on sale through Northrop. (more...)

New York City Ballet to Open Season with SWAN LAKE; Tickets on Sale NowNew York City Ballet to Open Season with SWAN LAKE; Tickets on Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2013

New York City Ballet will open its 2013-2014 season on Tuesday, September 17 with six performances of Peter Martins' full-length production of SWAN LAKE. Set to Tschaikovsky's score and featuring sets and costumes by the acclaimed Danish painter Per Kirkeby, the production was last performed by NYCB in the fall of 2011 to sold-out houses. (more...)

NYC Ballet Opens with SWAN LAKE, 9/17; Full Season Announced!NYC Ballet Opens with SWAN LAKE, 9/17; Full Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2013

New York City Ballet will open its 2013-2014 season on Tuesday, September 17 with six performances of Peter Martins' full-length production of Swan Lake. Set to Tschaikovsky's score and featuring sets and costumes by the acclaimed Danish painter Per Kirkeby, the production was last performed by NYCB in the fall of 2011 to sold-out houses. (more...)

BANG ON A CAN's 12th Annual Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA Set for 7/17-8/3BANG ON A CAN's 12th Annual Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA Set for 7/17-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2013

From July 17 through August 3, 2013, MASS MoCA (the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams, MA) explodes with the sounds of the 12th Annual Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA, a utopian residency program dedicated entirely to the creation, study, and performance of the most adventurous music of our time. A three-week intensive of public performances, recitals, and lectures, the Festival will be attended by over 50 cutting-edge composers and performers from around the globe, including 37 fellows selected from a pool of over 250 applicants from 17 countries. (more...)

Washington D.C. Festival Celebrating Dutch Composer Louis Andriessen Set for April 6-13, 2014Washington D.C. Festival Celebrating Dutch Composer Louis Andriessen Set for April 6-13, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2013

Today, five Washington, D.C. area organizations, including The Atlas Performing Arts Center, Great Noise Ensemble, National Gallery of Art, Strathmore, and Shenandoah Conservatory, announce Andriessen 75, a week-long festival from April 6-13, 2014, celebrating the music of the beloved Dutch composer Louis Andriessen on the occasion of his 75th birthday. (more...)

PERFECT LIVES Gets Site-Specific Production in the Catskills, 8/17PERFECT LIVES Gets Site-Specific Production in the Catskills, 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2013

On August 17, Mount Tremper Arts will present a daylong, site-specific performance of Robert Ashley's 1983 landmark opera Perfect Lives. Adapted by composer-performer collective Varispeed, the performance consists of seven half-hour episodes staged throughout the Catskills. Performances are free and begin at 11am at Woodstock Village Green, a local park in Woodstock, NY. The final episode will take place at Sportsman's Alamo Cantina, a bar on Main Street in Phoenicia, NY. (more...)

Miller Theatre at Columbia University Presents STEVEN SCHICK: SOLO, 1/30Miller Theatre at Columbia University Presents STEVEN SCHICK: SOLO, 1/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2013

On Thursday, January 30 and Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 8:00pm, Miller Theatre at Columbia University presents STEVEN SCHICK: SOLO, a two-night percussion extravaganza that will encompass the world of solo percussion composition from its beginnings in the 1950's avant-garde, to the current day. (more...)

Boston-Based ODYSSEY OPERA Company to Present Inaugural Season this FallBoston-Based ODYSSEY OPERA Company to Present Inaugural Season this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

ODYSSEY OPERA, a new, Boston-based opera company dedicated to presenting adventurous repertoire, today announced its launch. Founded by Gil Rose, a leader of the classical music scene, Odyssey debuts Sunday, September 15th at Boston's Jordan Hall with an ambitious performance by world-class artists of Wagner's "Rienzi". (more...)

Justin Willman, ROAD TO PALOOZA Variety Show and More Set for Pasadena Playhouse's CIRQUE-A-PALOOZA, Beg. TodayJustin Willman, ROAD TO PALOOZA Variety Show and More Set for Pasadena Playhouse's CIRQUE-A-PALOOZA, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

The Pasadena Playhouse announced the full schedule for its new summer festival, CIRQUE-A-PALOOZA - Summer Spectacle & Comic Calamity, created and directed by Stefan Haves. Mainstage feature acts will include two performances of magician/entertainer Justin Willman's Tricked Out, Frank Ferrante's one-man show An Evening With Groucho and a special night with some of the greatest magicians of The Magic Castle. Road to Palooza: A Variety Show Spectacular will also be a Mainstage event for five performances featuring a number of the amazing acts playing the festival and rotating special guest performers. The Carrie Hamilton Theatre will host an eclectic variety of specialty acts over the three-week period. The CIRQUE-A-PALOOZA festival will launch today, July 19 and perform through August 11, 2013. (more...)

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